Hard not to be cynical about LeBron's 'Cleveland Hustles'

The first of two efforts from executive producer LeBron James, Cleveland Hustles is one part competition, one part effort to document the revitalization of Gordon Square, an up-and-coming neighborhood in Cleveland. On the surface, the goal of shining a light on a mission to build a business model designed to revive communities is laudable, and the first episode goes a long way to...
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Cleveland-area farm celebrates Cavaliers title with corn maze

With autumn quickly approaching, it’s becoming that time of the year for the popular sports-themed corn mazes to artistically carve up rural farmlands all across America. And a maze in a cornfield located about half-hour outside of Cleveland celebrates how the Cavaliers finally ended the region’s decades-long championship drought in major professional sports. Mapleside Farms...
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LeBron James: Ultimate Warrior shirt wasn’t a shot at Golden State

When LeBron James triumphantly stepped off the plane in Ohio after leading the Cleveland Cavaliers back from a 3-1 series deficit to beat the Golden State Warriors, much was made of how he was wearing an Ultimate Warrior shirt. Many believed James’ decision to don said shirt was his way of taking a not-so-subtle shot at the vanquished Warriors. But James recently explained that...
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LeBron calls Popovich 'greatest NBA coach of all time'

LeBron James missed out on winning a gold medal at the Rio Olympics. But the NBA superstar might be considering a return to Team USA in the next Olympics to play for who he considers the “greatest coach of all time in Gregg Popovich. From Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today: In an interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, James left the door open for a return to the U.S. basketball...
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LeBron James: Kevin Durant joining Warriors is ‘great for our league’

Perhaps unsurprisingly, don’t count LeBron James among those critical of Kevin Durant’s decision to join Golden State. In an interview with Business Insider’s Alyson Shontell, James said that Durant’s decision to head for the Warriors was good for the league and he had no problem with it. “I think everyone had the 'wow' thing,” James said when asked how he learned about...
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J.R. Smith doesn’t sound too happy about contract situation

The Cleveland Cavaliers might have LeBron James back in the fold, but the contract situation with J.R. Smith hasn’t exactly worked itself out yet. Reporters, obviously, want to know what in the world is going on between the Cavaliers and Smith. Smith, though, isn’t too keen on talking about it, per Cleveland.com’s Chris Fedor: “I know you guys are going to ask me about...
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LeBron James shares love with Usain Bolt after tribute

LeBron James shared some love with Usain Bolt after the Jamaican sprinter gave a tribute to the NBA icon following his gold medal run at the 200m sprint in the Olympics on Thursday night. Bolt won the 200m for the third time at the Olympics, posting a time of 19.78. After capturing the gold medal, he used his hands in a motion to press the volume down, a move done by James called...
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LeBron talks about community issues on ‘The Daily Show’

LeBron James considers himself to be an activist of sorts, and when he speaks, people listen. James recently appeared on “The Daily Show” to talk with host Trevor Noah about issues away from the basketball court. He stressed the importance of education for our youth, as well as giving back to the community in general. It’s clear his main reason for appearing was to promote...
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LeBron James says his ‘dream is to actually own’ NBA team

LeBron James admitted recently that he’s chasing the “ghost” of Michael Jordan. It appears the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar’s dogged pursuit of said so-called apparition goes far beyond what he accomplishes as a player on the hardwood. In fact, James admitted it’s his “dream to actually own” an NBA team once his career on the court is said and done, much like Jordan...
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LeBron James funds trip to amusement park for 5,000 families

LeBron James continues to put his money where his mouth is — literally — when it comes to giving back to the community that raised him. Thanks to James, 5,000 kids and their families were treated to a day at Sandusky, Ohio’s Cedar Point Amusement Park on Tuesday. The trip was put together to help kids put an emphasis on their educations. “The annual trip to Cedar Point...
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